Anita Orbán

External Affairs Director, Deputy Chairwoman of the Board, Vodafone Hungary

Dr. Anita Orbán is the External Affairs Director of Vodafone Hungary and Member of the Board. She joined Vodafone Hungary from Tellurian LNG London in January 2021, where she held the position of Vice President for International Affairs. Previously she worked as Chief Advisor for Cheniere Marketing Ltd. Between 2010 and 2015 she served as Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security of Hungary.

She has been very active in various associations and charities. She is on the European Advisory Board of the Fletcher School, on the Board of the Bratislava-based think tank, Globsec and member of the European Council on Foreign Relations. Previously she was on the board of UNICEF Hungary. She was awarded with the Woman Executive of the Year in Energy Award in 2018.

She is the author of the book Power, Energy and the New Russian Imperialism (CT: Praeger, 2008). She earned her PhD degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in Boston in 2007. She holds a Master Degree in International Law and Diplomacy from the Fletcher School and a Master in History from Tufts University. She earned her Bachelor degree in economics from the University of Economic Sciences in Budapest in 1997.